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Medieval Breastplates

 

 

This is one of the most dramatic and important part of a knights armor and the wonderful thing about this is that in the past few years there are companies that have been making them for a very reasonable price. If you have been looking for a great breastplate now might be the time to get one. There are a lot of different styles and shapes of breastplates that span many centuries. They all have their own unique looks ranging from Roman to Greek, and British.

 

Lorica Segmentata Roman Legionare Medieval Armor LARP

The Lorica Segmentata is considered by some to be the best armor of the ancient world. Unlike the muscle Cuirass, taken from the Greek Hoplite, the Lorica Segmentata seems to be a completely Roman design. The Lorica offered excellent protection as well as flexibility with its overlapping plate design. The actual date of the creation of the style is still unknown, however we do know that it was put into widespread use around 63 BC. This armor was reserved only for Legionares (the heavy infantry of the Roman army), the common soldiers still wore chain mail.

 

Roman Steel BreastPlate

Steel Breastplate - Roman Muscle Cuirass

This is a brand new medieval breast plate. This great body cover is one of a kind, where this type of item was used in the 5th century. This is a true collector piece. This will make a wonderful piece in your medieval artwork collection. Although this medieval merchandise would make a great piece for your medieval armor collection, or prefect present or a costume. This is strictly for decoration only! NOTE: It is your responsibility to understand SCA combat rules and regulations. These rules and regulations vary from tournament to tournament and all standards are subject to interpretation by Tournament Marshal. For your own protection, do not wear this or any other breast plate in any combat activity unless it is approved by SCA Officials prior to event. The manufacture and we are not responsible for inappropriate and unauthorized use of this product; always follow SCA rules and guidelines. This medieval breast plate is made to look antique with the 18 gauge steel and brass metal hand polished finishing; therefore, please do not think this is a used or a piece of museum art. The Medieval ROMAN MUSCLE CUIRASS comes in one complete box. Also, the CUIRASS may or may not be shipped it its orginal packaging due to assortment. The size of the Medieval Armor Cuirass is about 20" inches in Height and 17" inches in Width.

 

 

Weapons and fighting techniques of the Medieval Warrior Weapons & Fighting Techniques of the Medieval Warrior, 1000 - 1500 Ad (Blue Jacket Bks)

 

 

 

 

 

Weapon: A Visual History of Arms and Armor

For 4,000 years weapons, and the warriors who used them, have acted as the cutting edge of history, using ax, spear, bow, sword, gun, and cannon to determine the rise of kingdoms and the fall of empires. From the stone axes of the earliest warfare to the heavy artillery of today's modern armies, this awe-inspiring book portrays for the first time the entire spectrum of weaponry. A spectacular, unprecedented visual reference to the design, function and history of arms and armor from around the world. Combines specially commissioned photography and sophisticated design with authoritative text and exhaustive coverage. Beautifully photographed and richly detailed catalogues display - often at actual size - all the major types of weapon, from spears to machine-guns. Profiles the warriors who have deployed the weapons to devastating effect, from the Roman legionary to the US Navy Seal. Includes features that showcase individual weapons in stunning detail.

Warrior Warrior: A Visual History of the Fighting Man

Focusing on the frontline soldiers who fought for their tribes, their cities, their overlords and their countries-from the Ancient Greeks who repelled the invading Persians in the 5th century to the US Marines in action in Korea, Vietnam and the Persian Gulf, this visual history paints a compelling portrait of the frontline soldier through 2,500 years of history. The third in a series of illustrated military history books, following the highly successful Battle and Weapon, Warrior features vivid accounts of daily life, training, and tactics of the ordinary fighting man.

 

Knightly DuelingKnightly Dueling: The Fighting Arts of German Chivalry

Knightly Dueling is a complete overview of the fighting arts of German chivalric dueling, on horse and on foot, during the late Middle Ages and early Renaissance. Through the words and pictures of original source texts of the great German fight masters of the 14th through 16th centuries - extraordinary works that poetically preserved medieval methods of armed combat - it reveals knightly dueling for what it truly was: mortal combat over some grave matter with battlefield weaponry and armour.

 

Medieval Costume, Armor, and Weapons Medieval Costume, Armour and Weapons

Accompanied by a scrupulously researched and well-documented text, over 400 copyright-free illustrations trace the evolution of clothing styles, armor, and weapons during the medieval period in Central Europe-from simple tunics and robes of peasants to the battle equipment and armor of warriors and the fur-lined cloaks and brocaded garments of the aristocracy. An accurate source of reference material for artists, historians, and general readers.